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CNN
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
line today. walkouts are expected in 100 cities across the nation. why? workers are demanding higher wages and more freedom to form unions. wednesday they got a big boost from president obama who said now is the time to raise the federal minimum wage. alison kosik is with striking workers in brooklyn. what's the situation, alison? >> reporter: this movement has gained moment since the first protest in new york city. a couple hundred showed up and walk off the job. today, thousands are expected to walk off the job demanding higher wages. it's a growing movement. workers banding together, fighting to raise minimum wage. today is billed to be one of the largest strikes in a series of walkouts with protests planned in nearly 100 cities across the country. this summer, thousands of fast food workers gathered in nearly 60 cities coast to coast. in new york and chicago, fired up protesters swarmed mcdonald's restaurants, trying to persuade their fellow workers to join them. >> living on 7.25, you cannot do it. >> reporter: many fast food workers making minimum wage are struggling to get by.
CNN
Dec 10, 2013 3:00am PST
trip into the middle of the city, there was a lot of traffic. he even got stuck in traffic at one point. there were people taking pictures of his motorcade, tweeting out the pictures of the president stuck in traffic, heading into johannesburg. senior officials told us about this speech, nelson mandela means a lot to this president. the president had not really been working on his remark for what he's going to be saying today until after it was confirmed that nelson mandela had passed away. he's been working on this over the weekend and on air force one. doing that, while he had secretary of state hillary clinton and former president george w. bush and former first lady barbara bush on air force one with him. >> former president clinton was just seen. you heard the crowd react. it's a special thing about this occasion at nelson mandela's memorial, that you have regular people mixing in one place with some of the most important people in the world, christiane amanpour. it is so unusual on that level. >> a huge crowd as we said. it is very unusual. a huge applause for the obvious. y
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
largest municipal bankruptcy filing in u.s. history, the city of detroit facing an estimated $18 billion in debt. if it is allowed to stay in bankruptcy, the decision could affect pensions, city services and health care for residents. we want to end on a cute and cuddly note. jay darden shared his close encounter with a manatee over thanksgiving weekend. it hugged his leg as he was tickling the sea cow's belly. a hug, a snuggle. he was in the crystal river near tampa that allows swimmers to touch manatees this was all condoned. he's like, thanks, fellow, i'll hug your leg. >> manatee therapy, let's bring it to the nation's capital. >> don't you think? >> let's take senators down there. don't you think? >> images playing out in my head. >> you can stand there be and hugged. maybe they need to be hugged. >> hug it out, right. >> hug it out, d.c. >> some of the man tears being choked back. >> i'm going to make a t-shirt that says "hug it out, d.c." >> i feel bad for the manatee. >> you might have something there. >> okay. >>> coming up next on "new day," a man's fishing trip takes a deadly
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
for the first time in a long time. the judge ruling the motor city can proceed with its bankruptcy, the largest city bankruptcy in u.s. history. this opens the door for detroit to cut billions in payments owed to city employees, retirees, investors and creditors. no municipal bankruptcy has resulted in involuntary cuts to pension benefits. detroit could be the first. watch this space. >> the rebirth of detroit. detroit will be back. >> appreciate it, christine. >> you're welcome. >>> a massive manhunt, a bear hunt under way in florida after a bear mauled a woman in her neighborhood. she was out having a walk. we have the 911 calls after the attack. we'll take you through it. >>> and president bill clinton speaking up on several topics. would he support joe biden in 2016 if that joe biden beat out his wife, being bill clinton's wife for the democratic nomination? our political gut check coming up next. >>> i read something about the pope today. pope francis was talking to some parishioners at a church in rome over the weekend about jobs he had before he was pope. he swept floors. he
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 3:00am PST
carter united to mourn the leader, in cities across the nation, people coming together to honor the man who has become a global symbol for justice and humanity, a touching tribute lights a marquee at the legendary apollo theater in harlem where nelson mandela visited to his first trip to the u.s. in 1990. >> he came to the state office building, drew about 200,000 people out here that day. and those struggles that we have here in the united states, he was very familiar with and they were going through the same in south africa. >> reporter: news of his death traveled swiftly around the world. prince william and kate middleton heard the news while attending the premiere of the film "mandela: long walk to freedom." >> we are reminded how extraordinary nelson mandela was. >> reporter: at the united nations, silence. and the remembrance of his enormous impact. >> no one did more in our time to advance the values and aspirations of the united nations. nelson mandela showed what is possible for our world and within each one of us, if we believe. >> reporter: and so far, the only official t
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
. it's so important to cities this sides and smaller ones as well. thank you very much for joining us. good luck with the findings of the investigation. we look forward to hearing what is relevant. >> thank you. >> trying to tell this story, obviously, we want to get all sides of it. is we will get the survivor of the crash. she took this photo of the plane flipped on its side. she tells of the incredible story of how she handled it and what gave her the presence of mind to take pictures. we will talk about the investigation with the governor of new york, andrew cuomo. he will be joining us. >> let's take look at the headlines this hour. vice president joe biden arrives in japan as a part of a three country visit. china recently announced new flight restrictions unilaterally imposed in the east china sea t. white house says it will meet in chosen to discuss easing the friction anded advancing diplomacy. state police say at least two people were seriously injured. 35 others were taken to local hospitals in wooster. the highway was closed for hours after freezing rain turned that roadwa
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
highs, very cool, spreading to the northeast. new york city will feel like just 45 degrees. within are you this cold, it takes about a week or so until temperatures climb slowly back up. >> it does not take long for them to drop so fast. >> probably because on the weekend, you can hunker down. everyone has to go back to school, back to regular lives. >> they can walk in it. >> coming up next on "new day," big game performers are bough out of their gigs at seaworld. we will tell you about the black fish backlash. say that twice. [ male announcer ] this is karen and jeremiah. they don't know it yet, but they're gonna fall in love, get married, have a couple of kids, [ children laughing ] move to the country, and live a long, happy life together where they almost never fight about money. [ dog barks ] because right after they get married, they'll find some financial folks who will talk to them about preparing early for retirement and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> welcome back to "new day."
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
storm grips the south, just as a new storm is preparing to shock the northeast. cities literally paralyzed with hundreds of thousands of folks out of power. >>> plus, jobs are up, unemployment is down and your 401(k) just got bigger. what friday's jobs report says about how the economic recovery is really doing. your "new day" starts now. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm poppy harlow. >> i'm vithtctor blackwell. it's good to be here this morning. this is "new day saturday." a korean war veteran is safely on a flight to san francisco right now. north korea freed 85-year-old merril newman friday night after detaining him for more than a month. newman was in good spirits when he arrived at beijing's airport. listen. >> i'm very glad to be on my way home and i appreciate the tolerance that bprk tolerance has given me. >> how do you feel now? >> feel good. feel good. >> what are you going to do, first thing? >> i'll go home and see my wife. >> i know she's waiting for him. cnn's athena jones is covering the story in washington for us. athena, good morning to you, why was newman in nort
CNN
Dec 8, 2013 5:00am PST
the northeast. and then by the time it makes it to new york city and boston, it will be more of a wintry mix. they could still deal with sleet and snow though as we go through the overnight into monday morning. and then it basically turns into a rain event as we head through monday. more rain for the southeast even on monday as well. so what we're looking at for snow totals, up to five inches across portions of minneapolis and des moines, milwaukee and then lesser amounts, one to two inches, as we get around the d.c. area. we'll be watching this over the next couple of days. >> all right. jennifer grey, thank you. >>> people around the world are mourning the death of former south african president nelson mandela. the current president in south african is urging his country to celebrate mandela and everything he stood for. millions of people across the country are doing just that. ♪ these are the streets of johannesburg earlier. they gathered in places of worship, homes and places all over south africa to honor mandela. world leaders are preparing to do the same as well. presiden
CNN
Dec 8, 2013 3:00am PST
is likely to get the brunt of this ice. >> cnn in roanoke this morning. okay. tory, is the city ready for this? >> reporter: so victor, and christy, they are used to winter weather. when we talk about a three letter word, ice, it's never a good situation. they are expecting a thick coating of ice. what does that mean? dangerous on roadways, power lines and trees, could mean power outages. they are taking preparations in the area. they have pretreated some of the major roadways. at the airport they decided to place crews on 24-hour shifts. they have all the equipment ready. the thing everybody is going to be watching. this is going to make a huge difference. the temperature here. probably reading closer to 35, 36 degrees. we are told in the next few hours or so it's going to drop below freezing. that means we could see more wintry mix, more sleet. i have to tell you, it's a far cry. it's colder out here. it's tough. >> we used to work at w cbs in palm beach. 40 was the top story. never that cold. >> the two of you are having that moment remembering the palm trees and sun. good luck wit
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